VILLANOVA, Pa. - Wildcats' head coach Maria DiBernardi has announced the Spring 2015 schedule. The schedule consists of four tournaments to start off the season along with 17 total home games.
The spring will kick off Feb. 20-22 when the `Cats travel to Madeira Beach, Fla. for the Eastern Michigan Madeira Beach Invitational. Villanova will remain in Florida to compete in two other tournaments both called the University of South Florida Under Armour Invitational; one will run Feb. 27 - March 1 and the other will run March 6-8. The fourth and final tournament of the year will be the Delaware Invitational March 13-15.
BIG EAST conference play will begin on March 21 against Georgetown in Washington, D.C. where the Wildcats will play their first of 21 total conference games.
Home opponents for Villanova include Towson (March 25), Creighton (April 1-2), Rider (April 9), La Salle (April 14), Providence (April 18-19), DePaul (April 25-26), Drexel (April 30) and St. John's (May 2-3).
The Wildcats will take the road at Georgetown (March 21-22), Seton Hall (March 28-29), Marist (April 6), Penn (April 8), Butler (April 11-12), Rutgers (April 15), Lehigh (April 21), Lafayette (April 23) and Monmouth (April 29).
The top four teams in the BIG EAST will move on to the BIG EAST tournament on May 8-9 in Chicago, Ill.
The schedule is subject to change before the start of the season.